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Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance
By John Bedford Lloyd (narrator) and Atul Gawande
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher St Martins Pr
Publication date April 3, 2007
Binding CD/Spoken Word
Edition Unabridged
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781427200983
ISBN-10 142720098X
Dimensions 0.75 by 5 by 5.75 in.
Weight 0.40 lbs.
Original list price $34.99
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Summary
The surgeon-author of Complications explores the efforts of physicians to close the gap between best intentions and best performance in the face of seemingly insurmountable obstacles, discussing such topics as the ethical considerations of lethal injections, the influence of money on modern medicine, malpractice, and surgical errors. Simultaneous.
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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780805082111
 
1 edition from Metropolitan Books (April 3, 2007)
9780805082111 | details & prices | 273 pages | 6.25 × 8.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $28.00
About: Explores the efforts of physicians to close the gap between best intentions and best performance in the face of insurmountable obstacles, discussing such topics as the ethical considerations of lethal injections, malpractice, and surgical errors.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780312427658
 
1 reprint edition from Picador USA (January 22, 2008)
9780312427658 | details & prices | 273 pages | 6.25 × 8.75 × 1.00 in. | 0.62 lbs | List price $16.00
About: The surgeon-author of Complications explores the efforts of physicians to close the gap between best intentions and best performance in the face of seemingly insurmountable obstacles, discussing such topics as the ethical considerations of lethal injections, the influence of money on modern medicine, malpractice, and surgical errors.
Miscellaneous
Book cover for 9781429927949
 
from Metropolitan Books (April 3, 2007)
9781429927949 | details & prices | 288 pages | List price $9.99
CD/Spoken Word
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With John Bedford Lloyd (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from St Martins Pr (April 3, 2007)
9781427200983 | details & prices | 5.00 × 5.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.40 lbs | List price $34.99
About: Explores the efforts of physicians to close the gap between best intentions and best performance in the face of insurmountable obstacles, discussing such topics as the ethical considerations of lethal injections, malpractice, and surgical errors.

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